Archive for January, 2009

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31/01/2009

here at the peak of our powers    we ride the beady back     intense and necessary its pitch     scan each other’s eyes     for the merest hint

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30/01/2009

the intense moment when      now passes into being    the fossil fuel of memory    I have travelled the world in you     months pack-horsing     through the foothills    inching  across a steep      shale face waiting      waiting for the swollen rivers to lower

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29/01/2009

the years have middled us      take our salt licked lungs    and blow     a  second wind that fills     the creaking sails   

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28/01/2009

the epileptic trees at sunset     follow the mountain’s turn     Te Aroha’s mast the high     point of a shotgun range     the slide when it comes     comes as suprise a sharp     intake of breath a rabbit      dragged under the wheels

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27/01/2009

I am pulled by the rip of dreams     savage undertows    dragging from life’s regulation      prayers of the faithful      skeletons through the skin

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26/01/2009

you would share the night    watch with me this      sonic boom of stars disorientated     unplugging the lines we     wake the silence sleep     without earplugs commit     to the body’s liquid pour

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25/01/2009

your skin is a rippling grammar    learnt by swollen heart by     torchlight touch under canvas     metal pegs ripped from sand    the night’s wind prophetic